Cisco launches its first ‘Make in India’ Cisco Router
After the launching of its Manufacturing Unit in Pune India in October last year, Cisco launched its first ‘Make in India’ Cisco Router. This Cisco router is one of the popular products in core Cisco Switching and is worth about $1, 500 (INR 98, 500).
Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Electronics and IT Minister, was present at the launch where the first ‘Make in India’ Cisco Router was presented to him.
“I would like to compliment the Cisco team that I had requested them to take the initiative of Make in India and today is a great product which will help the Internet in office space and other places which is a clear mark of digitizing India. This product will help the Internet in office space and other places and it is a clear mark of digitizing India by Make in India” Prasad said.
It is fundamental to network connectivity and makes a first step towards making India Cisco’s Global Supply Chain. This product can be used for both Small and Medium Business and help in achieving the dream of ‘Digital India.’
“I compliment John Chambers (Cisco Executive Chairman) and the entire team present here. They have established big premises in Pune. Good luck and keep it up,” the minister added.
Cisco is a global networking giant who is now making a foray in Internet of Things, Cloud Computing and Cyber Security. After launching its manufacturing unit in Pune in October 2017, it announced to build Nagpur as Smart City with its Next-Gen Solutions.
“India is an incredible country for Cisco as it represents 360-degree value – a great growth opportunity, world class talent, and now an integral part of our global supply chain,” said John Kern, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, and India Executive Sponsor, Cisco.
The company has stated that it will manufacture and supply its diverse portfolio from India to India and Global Market. It will also ship orders for testing, development, logistics and in-house repair capabilities.
“Five months ago, we launched our India manufacturing operations. Today we are excited to unveil our first Made in India product and deliver on our commitment to support the government’s Make in India initiative,” John Kern added.